What does preferred mean?

Definitions for preferred
pre·ferred

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word preferred.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. preferable, preferred(adj)

    more desirable than another

    "coffee is preferable to tea"; "Danny's preferred name is `Dan'"

  2. favored, favorite(a), favourite(a), best-loved, pet, preferred, preferent(adj)

    preferred above all others and treated with partiality

    "the favored child"

Wiktionary

  1. preferred(Noun)

    Preferred stock.

  2. preferred(Adjective)

    favoured

Webster Dictionary

  1. Preferred

    of Prefer

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'preferred' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4254

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'preferred' in Adjectives Frequency: #1006

How to pronounce preferred?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say preferred in sign language?

  1. preferred

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of preferred in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of preferred in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of preferred in a Sentence

  1. Winston Churchill:

    Although prepared for martyrdom, I preferred that it be postponed.

  2. Aristotle:

    Probable impossibilities are to be preferred to improbable possibilities.

  3. Jim Bridenstine:

    If achievable, this is the preferred option for our first exploration mission.

  4. Juan Carlos Relano:

    I would have preferred any combination of parties rather than repeat elections.

  5. Chief Medical Officer:

    They cannot buy their way back onto the national preferred formulary at this time.

Images & Illustrations of preferred

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